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Women of child bearing age.
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Lovima is a progestogen-only contraceptive pill (POP) used to prevent pregnancy in women of child bearing age.
Women of child bearing age.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.
How to use: It is important to take one tablet at the same time each day until the pack is empty. Then start a new pack on the next day without a break.
If you have taken Lovima before, tell your pharmacist if:
- you are taking or have been prescribed any new medicines
- there have been any changes in your health
- there have been any changes in your bleeding patterns.
Hazards and Cautions
DO NOT TAKE if you:
- are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are unsure talk to your pharmacist
- have a thrombosis (blood clot)
- have or have had jaundice or severe liver disease
- have or are suspected of having a sex-steroid sensitive cancer (e.g. breast cancer)
- have any unexplained vaginal bleeding are allergic to peanuts or soya
- are allergic to desogestrel, lactose, or any of the ingredients in Lovima.
Tell your pharmacist before taking if you:
- are taking any other medicines or herbal products or have taken emergency contraception within the last 5 days
- have ever had breast cancer
- have liver cancer or other liver disorders
- have diabetes or high blood pressure
- have ever had a thrombosis (blood clot).
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children
This is a medicine;
• Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist
• Seek advice before using if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or suffer from allergies
Active Ingredient: Each tablet contains 75 microgram desogestrel.